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Marché du travail et emploi des seniors en Suède


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  • Vincent Touzé


The Swedish model is particularly attractive because it has resisted well to the major shocks of 1970s and 1990s. In particular, while the crisis of 1993 was particularly strong causing a major recession and a dramatic increase in unemployment, the evolutions that followed were very encouraging. This paper explains how Sweden has combined a sharp upturn in production, a quick return to full employment and a rising of the employment rate of older workers. Our analysis shows that Sweden has shown its ability to regulate efficiently its economy by improving performance of its labour market in a context where the aging of the population has become a main challenge. JEL classification: E00, H55, J00.

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Article provided by Presses de Sciences-Po in its journal Revue de l'OFCE.

Volume (Year): n° 105 (2008)
Issue (Month): 2 ()
Pages: 55-85

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Handle: RePEc:cai:reofsp:reof_105_0055

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Keywords: Sweden; labour market; senior employment;

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